QC Ware Launches Promethium for Pharmaceutical,  Chemical and Materials Discovery

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 18, 2023 — QC Ware, a provider of chemistry simulation and machine learning solutions, today announced the release of Promethium, a modern software-as-a-service (SaaS) quantum chemistry platform designed to accelerate pharmaceutical, chemical and materials discovery. Promethium’s platform offers a range of capabilities designed to help companies overcome various challenges in the […]

Interview: Ansys Talks CAD/CAE in the Cloud and Ansys Gateway Powered by AWS

In this interview with Jane Trenaman, VP of portfolio product management at Ansys, she discusses the growing importance of the cloud for customers using Ansys engineering simulation and CAD/CAE software and highlights the company’s partnership with AWS and the launch of Ansys Gateway…. 

Manufacturing Repatriation: How HPC-Class Technologies from Microsoft Azure and AMD Support Manufacturers’ Reshoring Strategies

Geopolitical change is having tectonic impact on the global manufacturing industry. In the U.S., western Europe and other industrialized countries, there is growing emphasis on “manufacturing repatriation,” or reshoring of factory production….

Lenovo’s Net Carbon-Zero 2050 Commitment Validated by Global Standards Body

[SPONSORED CONTENT]  Lenovo is in the vanguard of companies worldwide fighting climate change. Along with its existing efforts to cut greenhouse gasses (GHG) from its products and operations, the company’s plan to attain carbon net-zero emissions by 2050 has been validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means Lenovo has joined only 139 […]

IonQ: Opening of 1st Quantum Computing Manufacturing Plant in U.S.

COLLEGE PARK, MD – January 19, 2023 – Quantum computing company IonQ, Inc. announced today the opening of what it said is the first known dedicated quantum computing manufacturing plant in the U.S., located in the suburbs of Seattle, Washington. The new facility will house IonQ’s R&D and manufacturing teams. The 65,000 square foot facility […]

IonQ and Hyundai Expand Quantum Partnership

Dec. 6, 2022 — COLLEGE PARK, Md.– Quantum Computing copany IonQ (NYSE: IONQ) today announced new stages of its partnership with Hyundai Motor Company to develop machine vision algorithms capable of conducting object detection on three dimensional data from autonomous vehicles. Additionally, the companies will utilize IonQ quantum computers to simulate electrochemical reactions of varying […]

TSMC’s $40B US Investment: 4nm Fab Hitting Snags, 3nm Plant Construction Has Begun

(Editor’s Note: This story, originally published on Dec. 5, was updated on Dec. 6.) Pointing to high costs and a US skills shortage, Taiwanese chip manufacturer TSMC has reported challenges to the completion by next December of its new 4 nanometer semiconductor plant north of Phoenix, according to a story in The Wall Street Journal on Dec. 5. “The $12 billion Arizona semiconductor plant under construction that President Biden is visiting Tuesday represents U.S. hopes for a renaissance in manufacturing, but the Taiwanese company building it says it won’t be easy,” the Journal article stated. “High costs, lack of trained personnel and unexpected construction snags are among the issues cited by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.  as it rushes to get the north Phoenix factory ready to start production in December 2023.”

Jan. 20 Deadline for Abstracts for Energy HPC Conference at Ken Kennedy Institute, Rice Univ.

Nov. 30, 2022 — Friday, Jan. 20, 2023 is the deadline to submit an extended abstract for presentation at the 16th Annual 2023 Energy High Performance Computing Conference hosted by the Ken Kennedy Institute at Rice University, February 28 – March 2, 2023. ​Acceptance notices will be issues on February 1. ​The conference invites prospective speakers […]

HPC4EI: Dec. 6 Deadline for Fall 2022 Solicitation Applications

Nov. 30, 2022 — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $3 million to connect industry partners with the high-performance computing (HPC) resources and experts at DOE’s National Laboratories to tackle manufacturing challenges. Through the High-Performance Computing for Energy Innovation (HPC4EI) initiative, selected teams will apply advanced modeling, simulation, and data analysis to […]

Pre-proposals for Allocations of National Lab HPC Resources Due Nov. 28

The U.S. Department of Energy’s ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge (ALCC) is now seeking proposals for the 2023-2024 allocation year. Pre-proposals are due by 8 pm (ET) on Monday, November 28, 2022. Open to researchers from industry, academia and national laboratories, the ALCC program allocates supercomputing time at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility, Oak Ridge Leadership Computing […]